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Chrome is a power hog on macs. Get rid of it. Use a browser made by people who know how to write apps for MAC OS.


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Not an Apple-approved answer, but to solve your root cause (to train battery regularly when your MBP is always at your desk), consider surge protectors with scheduled on/off (example, about $40 in Russia). You can program it to turn off in the beginning of night, and to turn on about 4am so that battery is charged back by the time you show up at your desk. ...


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In general, dynamic wallpapers drain the battery faster than still wallpapers. The amount of drainage is dependent on the wallpaper itself (whether it has many bright colors, is graphic intensive) and how it's programmed (CPU and memory usage, etc.). There are ones that are better than others. Also, how often are you on your home screen where you see that ...


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My MBA Mid 2012 does that sometimes to. It is the MagSafe plug, just snap it in few times (wiggle). The pins might have gotten dirty. Apple Warranty is International for portable Apple products. If the product is portable, meaning that it can operate independently without a power cord, you may obtain warranty service worldwide. However, service will be ...


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It looks like a bug in mediaserverd. Upon rebooting the phone the process returns to sane CPU use. I have filed a Radar.


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Turning off "Location Services" on your iPhone will eliminate GPS usage from draining your battery. Here's how: On your iPhone, open "Settings" > Privacy > Location Services. Slide the button to Off. This will disable ALL location services (GPS). You can also turn off access for individual apps. P.S. I think you're getting better battery life than you ...


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You seem to have a dead battery, you can check the status by going to Apple Menu > About this Mac > System Information > System Report (10.7 or later, similar but different on older OS) Your battery could die for a lot of reasons, it's simply been used a lot, or it's been damaged, or used in environmental conditions that are outside of it's ...


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Because you explain the problem perfectly, and in short: The battery does not charge, and your Macbook does only work with MagSafe attached There's only one option what could be the problem... The battery is dead, let me explain you why: Your battery is ignored somehow, and your Macbook uses power directly from the MagSafe adapter. If you couldn't ...


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Looks like your battery is dead, go get a new one. Depending on where you live you need to get a new one from Apple or you might find cheaper batteries from a 3rd party vendor.


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All the information you get from fancy 3d party is already in your system (that is where they get it from anyway). Open your About This Mac, more info, system report and find Power: It will tell you all about your battery. It looks like this on my system:


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Take Coconut Battery. It's free and will show the health of your battery:


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Hold ⌥ and click on the battery icon in the menu bar. This shows up a new menu entry labled Condition.


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there are several apps you can download that show the battery health. I use stat pro from bjango it isn't free anymore but it has a 14 day trial which should be long enough to check your battery.


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Actually thanks for your detailed report one can see it is the application Boom preventing the sleep mode. Try one of the following by updating the app Boom to 1.8.1, or disable it to test. The 1.8.1 has some fixes that might help: --- Audio clipping(cutting out) issue is now fixed. --- Kernel task consumption issue has been fixed. Now it functions the ...


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In this instance, use Activity Monitor.app to kill process pid 251(coreaudiod). Tracking Down Idle Sleep Problems Below is an overview for tracking down why your Mac will not idle sleep. No Idle Sleep Assertion A NoIdleSleepAssertion assertion is the most likely reason your Mac is not sleeping. To see more about which processes are blocking sleep, run ...


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Checking Battery Health Actually there is a little trick that might work for you. If you go to Settings > General > About > Diagnostic & Usage > Diagnostic & Usage Data, then you'll see all of the logs generated by iOS; usually for crashes. On this page, you MIGHT be able to see a log starting with 'LowBatteryLog...'. If you select it, you'll be ...


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It sure is! http://youtu.be/GX2hy-L94T0?t=9m13s Here's a video of Steve Jobs talking about the original iPad's battery. All iPads have 10 hours of battery life but 1 month of standby time.


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I would have buy the battery on iFixit which provide a great service and a lot of good (OEM) products and change the battery by myself or a friend. (It's not so hard, as long as you can use a screwdriver and follow a tutorial!)


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This question was answered by updating to iOS 7.1. I've since turned all the features of the phone back on (e.g., background app refresh, notifications, use my location, all the processes that I tuned off trying to troubleshoot) and my phone just lasted three days with normal use.


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You probably have one of the following enabled that could explain the power drain. Power Nap or Wake on WiFi, disable them, or read the small print that says what it will do in sleep :) Also as said earlier, open the Console and type "Wake" in the search window of the Console. Now look who and what is waking it up and what is it for what reason and ...


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Unfortunately there doesn't seem to be a way. As far as I know it charges to around 4-5% of battery capacity so that it's sure to be able to perform the whole boot process, even if it's unplugged, so not to screw something up when losing power while starting up the OS. 15-18 minutes seems long to me, though. It's usually 5-7 minutes using the iPhone charger. ...


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In short, no. There is no way to force it to restart when you are charing from "0%". In fact it is even posible when recharging and your phone is still alive, and you are continuing to use it, even then is it possible the iPhone shutsdown. This is an build-in security, your iPhone shutsdown when it's almost empty just because before shutting down it still ...



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